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From Michael Kjellman <mkjell...@barracuda.com>
Subject Re: State of Cassandra and Java 7
Date Sun, 16 Dec 2012 18:59:19 GMT
Brian- did you ever file any bugs with the issues you experienced?

On Dec 16, 2012, at 6:35 AM, "Peter Lin" <woolfel@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm using
> 
> Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_07-b11)
> Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 23.3-b01, mixed mode)
> 
> 
> 
> On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 4:54 AM, Sylvain Lebresne <sylvain@datastax.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Michael Kjellman <mkjellman@barracuda.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> What "issues" have you ran into? Actually curious because we push 1.1.5-7
>>> really hard and have no issues whatsoever.
>>> 
>> 
>> A related question is "which which version of java 7 did you try"? The first
>> releases of java 7 were apparently famous for having many issues but it
>> seems the more recent updates are much more stable.
>> 
>> --
>> Sylvain
>> 
>>> 
>>> On Dec 15, 2012, at 7:51 AM, "Brian Tarbox" <tarbox@cabotresearch.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> We've reverted all machines back to Java 6 after running into numerous
>>> Java 7 issues...some running Cassandra, some running Zookeeper, others just
>>> general problems.  I don't recall any other major language release being
>>> such a mess.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Bill de hÓra <bill@dehora.net> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> "At least that would be one way of defining "officially supported".
>>>> 
>>>> Not quite, because, Datastax is not Apache Cassandra.
>>>> 
>>>> "the only issue related to Java 7 that I know of is CASSANDRA-4958, but
>>>> that's osx specific (I wouldn't advise using osx in production anyway) and
>>>> it's not directly related to Cassandra anyway so you can easily use the beta
>>>> version of snappy-java as a workaround if you want to. So that non blocking
>>>> issue aside, and as far as we know, Cassandra supports Java 7. Is it
>>>> rock-solid in production? Well, only repeated use in production can tell,
>>>> and that's not really in the hand of the project."
>>>> 
>>>> Exactly right. If enough people use Cassandra on Java7 and enough people
>>>> file bugs about Java 7 and enough people work on bugs for Java 7 then
>>>> Cassandra will eventually work well enough on Java7.
>>>> 
>>>> Bill
>>>> 
>>>> On 14 Dec 2012, at 19:43, Drew Kutcharian <drew@venarc.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> In addition, the DataStax official documentation states: "Versions
>>>>> earlier than 1.6.0_19 should not be used. Java 7 is not recommended."
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://www.datastax.com/docs/1.1/install/install_rpm
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Dec 14, 2012, at 9:42 AM, Aaron Turner <synfinatic@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Does Datastax (or any other company) support Cassandra under Java
7?
>>>>>> Or will they tell you to downgrade when you have some problem, because
>>>>>> they don't support C* running on 7?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> At least that would be one way of defining "officially supported".
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 2:22 AM, Sylvain Lebresne
>>>>>> <sylvain@datastax.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> What kind of official statement do you want? As far as I can
be
>>>>>>> considered
>>>>>>> an official voice of the project, my statement is: "various people
>>>>>>> run in
>>>>>>> production with Java 7 and it seems to work".
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Or to answer the initial question, the only issue related to
Java 7
>>>>>>> that I
>>>>>>> know of is CASSANDRA-4958, but that's osx specific (I wouldn't
advise
>>>>>>> using
>>>>>>> osx in production anyway) and it's not directly related to Cassandra
>>>>>>> anyway
>>>>>>> so you can easily use the beta version of snappy-java as a workaround
>>>>>>> if you
>>>>>>> want to. So that non blocking issue aside, and as far as we know,
>>>>>>> Cassandra
>>>>>>> supports Java 7. Is it rock-solid in production? Well, only repeated
>>>>>>> use in
>>>>>>> production can tell, and that's not really in the hand of the
>>>>>>> project. We do
>>>>>>> obviously encourage people to try Java 7 as much as possible
and
>>>>>>> report any
>>>>>>> problem they may run into, but I would have though this goes
without
>>>>>>> saying.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 4:05 AM, Rob Coli <rcoli@palominodb.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 11:43 AM, Drew Kutcharian <drew@venarc.com>
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> With Java 6 begin EOL-ed soon
>>>>>>>>> (https://blogs.oracle.com/java/entry/end_of_public_updates_for),
>>>>>>>>> what's the
>>>>>>>>> status of Cassandra's Java 7 support? Anyone using it
in
>>>>>>>>> production? Any
>>>>>>>>> outstanding *known* issues?
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> I'd love to see an official statement from the project, due
to the
>>>>>>>> sort of EOL issues you're referring to. Unfortunately previous
>>>>>>>> requests on this list for such a statement have gone unanswered.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> The non-official response is that various people run in production
>>>>>>>> with Java 7 and it seems to work. :)
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> =Rob
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>> =Robert Coli
>>>>>>>> AIM&GTALK - rcoli@palominodb.com
>>>>>>>> YAHOO - rcoli.palominob
>>>>>>>> SKYPE - rcoli_palominodb
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Aaron Turner
>>>>>> http://synfin.net/         Twitter: @synfinatic
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>>>>>> temporary
>>>>>> Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
>>>>>>  -- Benjamin Franklin
>>>>>> "carpe diem quam minimum credula postero"
>>>>> 
>>>> 
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